Tag Archives: Friends and Family of Addicts

Residential Treatment – Pros & Cons of Leaving Loved Ones

Couple talking Residential treatment is extremely beneficial for substance and addiction treatment. There are many benefits and challenges to being away from loved ones while getting treatment for your addiction. Benefits of Residential Treatment Inpatient treatment ranges in length of stay depending on the severity of the addiction. This type of treatment can give you the ability [...]
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Failure to Launch & Drug Addiction: Which Comes First?

Man seeking addiction treatment funding “Failure to launch” describes an adult between the ages of 18 to mid-30s who lives at home with their parents and is unable to become independent mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially. Typically, these individuals struggle to transition from adolescence to a successful, thriving adulthood. Failure to launch is not a diagnosis, but rather a way [...]
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Friends and Family of Those in Recovery: Speak Life & Spread Hope

Friends Drinking Coffee “The power of the tongue is life and death” – Proverbs 18:21 To the friends and family members of those struggling through an addiction… this post is for you. How Can I Support My Loved One’s Addiction Recovery? You hold one of the most powerful keys in your loved one’s addiction. Yes, I know, you [...]
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Women Who Struggle with Intimacy & Sexual Addiction

Happy Young Woman Walking On The City Street Have you ever had two ends of a cord or necklace that have wound together in what seems an impossible unison? It seems impossible to see where one or the other starts, and even more difficult to attempt to tease them apart. You can spend hours finessing and straining only to end up with ends [...]
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Why Your Family Matters in Drug Rehab

Family standing together holding hands “When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.” – Psalm 32:3 There are very few activities in life more exhausting than pretending. To routinely wake up, put the mask on, and use all of your precious energy to develop your persona is a silent life of desperation. I like [...]
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